ENG vs IRE: The only test match between England and Ireland will be played at Lord’s on June 1, 2023. The match will start at 3:30 PM Indian Standard Time. In this match, England’s powerful batsman Joe Root has a golden opportunity to make history. The root will have the opportunity to complete his 11,000 test runs in this match.
Joe Root will make this big record If Root scores 52 runs in the match against Ireland, he will become the second Englishman and the 11th player in the world to score 11,000 runs in Test cricket. Before this, great players like Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis, Rahul Dravid, Alastair Cook, Kumar Sangakkara, Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Mahela Jayawardene, and Allan Border have achieved this feat. He will also become the first non-opener batsman from England to achieve this feat.
Joe Root has a chance to leave Don Bradman behind Former England captain Joe Root has scored 10,948 runs at an average of 56.13 in 237 innings of 129 Test matches so far in his career, including 29 centuries and 57 half-centuries. In terms of centuries, he is currently equal to the great Don Bradman. If he scores a century in this match, he will have 30 centuries in Tests and will leave behind Don Bradman and other players.
England’s playing 11 for the Test against Ireland: Jack, Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (captain), Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Stuart Broad, Matthew Potts, Josh Tongue, and Jack Leach.